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DIY

Upcycled Bath Decor

Eight months ago, my husband and I moved into our first house. I, of course, had huge aspirations of changing the decor and making it my own.  Aspirations that cost time and money, which haven’t garnered much enthusiasm from the… Continue Reading →

Crochet Pineapple Pincushion

A quick and easy DIY pincushion that will keep your pins in one place, and make you hungry for summer and tropical locations.

Donut go without a coaster!

DIY Wedding: 7 Tips for affordable wedding invitations

I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge fan of paper products.  Does that sounds weird?  The weight and texture of heavy papers, the colors of envelopes, and don’t even get me started on foil printing!  Needless to say,… Continue Reading →

Book Lovers: a unique wedding invitation suite

With Kelli’s wedding here and gone (sad face) we are A. going to back to our normally programmed crocheting, crafting and blogging and B. sharing with you her kick-ass wedding invites.  You didn’t know wedding invitations could be kick-ass?  Well,… Continue Reading →

Pack N Play Owl Update

Freshen up and personalize your Graco Pack N Play by adding bright DIY felt animals to the toybar.

The T-shirt Tote

I recently posted instructions for making your own t-shirt yarn. Now you’re probably wondering what to do with that t-shirt yarn. It’s very simple: Make a t-shirt tote bag. A tote bag is the perfect project for homemade t-shirt yarn…. Continue Reading →

DIY T-shirt Yarn

It’s upcycling February, so let’s talk about yarn you can make in your own home, without shaving a sheep: t-shirt yarn. You know you’ve got plenty of t-shirts lying around, not being worn. In fact, you may have already gathered… Continue Reading →

Old picture frames, three ways

Continuing on with our focus on reusing and recycling this month, let’s talk about old picture frames!  I have a lot of ideas about old frames, which is why there are a stack of picture frames that I continue to collect… Continue Reading →

Chic second hand containers

This month we’re focusing on recycling and reusing in the name of crafts and crochet.  Consider it an early spring cleaning!  We’re attempting to repurpose or revamp items around the house, use up fabric or yarn scraps, rescue things from… Continue Reading →

Woodlands Part II: DIY felt creatures

Have you noticed woodland creatures are totally in style right now?  Forget the elephants, people.  We’re talking owls, foxes, hedgehogs!  Because who doesn’t love seeing a raccoon sorting through their garbage and bear prints in their snowy back yard? Regardless… Continue Reading →

The Woodlands: DIY Felt Characters

Add the outdoors to your nursery with a bunting or mobile! Get the free hand drawn template for felt woodlands: trees, mushrooms, acorns and leaves.

You’re an Animal! DIY Hooded Towel

There are two great perks of having friends with babies.  A) You get an adorable flower girl for your wedding and B) You have an excuse for making ridiculously adorable crafts for no real reason other than that they are ridiculously… Continue Reading →

Eclectic Mix

As you may know, I DIY’d just about everything at my recent wedding.  The invites, the chalkboards, the candy buffet, and even the bar.  As we were only serving beer and wine to a crowd that didn’t drink much, it made… Continue Reading →

The Card Conundrum

After our recent wedding, when we were finally back home, we found ourselves opening  cards from guests, friends and coworkers.  While we loved reading the well-wishes, and appreciated how gorgeous some of the cards were, we just didn’t know what to… Continue Reading →

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